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League offers online guide to help voters

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
*League offers online guide to help voters
*As judge, Hall will be best for the children
*Need to set nation on the right path
*New York leadership leading us into ruin
*Technology vital to good education
*Sen. Farley is best for 49th District
*Sypniewski has the qualities for judge
*Woolf will be free of manipulation

Editorial: Handling of Ebola not reassuring

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
Not quite ready to trust the government after the way it's managed disease so far

Editorial: Expanding high school graduation is the right path

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
We all remember sitting in a high school classroom asking ourselves, "When are we ever going to have to use this junk in real life?"

Overkill in more ways than one?

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
When the “Curious ‘loophole’ ” piece about DOT spraying roadsides with toxic chemicals appeared in The Gazette on Sept. 7, the usual responses were expected — from the environmentalist choir agreeing with the subject, and the economic boosters who advocate using every last resource dismissing the subject as the hysterical ravings of an idealist.

Reform Redistricting Good; Compulsory Vote Better

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
Nothing better illustrates the widespread public disaffection with our political system than our abysmally low voter turnout.

Richard Cohen: For the legendary Ben Bradlee, the story was everything

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
Ben Bradlee would not have liked me to say so, but he was the living refutation of the Declaration of Independence: All men are not created equal.

Time for term limits, elimination of perks

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
*Time for term limits, elimination of perks
*Marchione has been a voice for seniors
*No guarantee of good credit or employment
*Think out of the box for budget solutions
*Impressed by simple message by Vroman
*Hall has temperament for Family Court post
*Writer was wrong on Woerner tax hikes
*Time for Gazette to get new crosswords

Editorial: Finish Mont Pleasant fire station

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
Long-overdue repairs cost less than rebuilding from scratch

Linda Chavez: Americans have bigger things to fear than Ebola virus

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
It's time to take a deep breath. Ebola is an awful disease that has tragically infected a handful of Americans.

Gibson marriage plan wouldn't resolve issue

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
*Gibson marriage plan wouldn't resolve issue
*Project raises concern over Amedore's role
*Woolf independent of outside influence
*Farley has served too long; vote in Thorne
*Campaign signs are show of democracy
*Vroman not suited to serve in Assembly
*Woerner has qualities for state Assembly

Editorial: Time for Schenectady to get traffic cams

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Red-light cameras like Albany's will generate revenue, improve safety

Time to get rid of do-nothing Farley, put in Thorne

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
*Time to get rid of do-nothing Farley, put in Thorne

E.J. Dionne: Working class dissatisfaction is a threat to Democrats

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
In Georgia, Democrat Michelle Nunn is giving Republicans a real scare in a Senate race the GOP thought it had put away. Some of her new momentum comes from a sustained attack on David Perdue, her businessman foe, for his work shipping American jobs overseas.

Greed behind health coverage expansion

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
*Greed behind health coverage expansion
*Astorino soup remark is insulting to elders
*SAFE Act protesters understand impact
*Stallmer wrong over Woerner tax position
*Anger over ISIS flag cartoon is misplaced
*Put Americans first to stop Ebola spread
*Woerner cares about area and its citizens

Editorial: No place for fight videos on Facebook

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Social media site has responsibility to discourage bullying

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